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Building Frameworks for Six Sigma Success

May 2, 2003
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Trendy quality initiatives usually fade before they can turn a profit. Six Sigma is different, say three companies that have trained employees to use this system of process improvement.
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Simple Rules for Workplace Harmony

March 5, 2003
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Shari Caudron imagines an HR department's exhaustive proposal for bringing peace to a cranky workforce. Will naps and Jell-O shooters help?
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At Google, the Proof Is in the People

February 28, 2003
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The Optimas Awards General Excellence winner is a rarity: a profitable Internet business. The young founders' people practices are aimed at attracting and keeping an unbeatable team.
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Cisco's Homegrown Gamble

February 27, 2003
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The company that believed buying talent was the key to success now relies on developing the employees it already has. Not everyone is convinced the strategy will keep Cisco Systems on top.
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Unite or Die

January 30, 2003
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If bankrupt United Airlines is going to survive, CEO Glenn F. Tilton will have to gain the trust of a badly divided workforce and find ways to get them to work together more efficiently. It's not mission impossible: Continental emerged from two bankruptcies and is prospering.
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Employee Loyalty Acid Test

December 30, 2002
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This survey will help you find out what employees are really thinking about their jobs.
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Everyone Feels Equal at Yarde Metals

December 30, 2002
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Craig Yarde says, "If we can get people working together as a team, we can accomplish anything."
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Employee Loyalty Acid Test

December 30, 2002
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This survey will help you find out what employees are really thinking about their jobs.
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Acxiom Rebuilds from Scratch

November 28, 2002
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At Acxiom there are no fancy titles. Everyone's office is the same size, and nobody worries about going through the proper channels. The results? Phenomenal growth and a contented workforce.
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How JMP Fosters Creativity

August 8, 2002
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This small business spends hundreds of thousands of dollars on creating a creative environment, and it pays off in the form of top-selling products.
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